The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 574 611
Rank change year-on-year +17 +37  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 327 380 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 2.26% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 290 336 339
Median salary £55,000 £47,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% -2.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -3.26%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13733 16821 19072
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.05% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11156 13940 15304
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,529 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec.

Salary trend for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec over the 3 months to 25 May 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the UK

IPsec
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 313 £55,000 +17.02% 31
London +67 124 £65,000 +18.18% 18
South East +22 96 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Berkshire +35 47 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East of England +19 35 £44,500 - 1
Surrey +39 27 £60,000 +27.65% 2
Reading +19 21 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North West -18 16 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South West -4 15 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Redhill +1 13 £60,000 +27.65%
Bristol -4 13 £40,000 -
West Midlands +8 12 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +7 12 £53,750 +20.78%
City of London -2 10 £62,500 +4.16% 5
West Yorkshire +14 9 £47,500 +46.15%
Yorkshire -1 9 £47,500 +46.15%
Ipswich +23 8 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Kent +20 8 £43,000 -41.49%
Suffolk +10 8 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Essex +9 8 £40,000 -27.27%
Hampshire -1 8 £37,500 +3.44%
Birmingham -4 8 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Wales +8 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Manchester -33 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Warrington - 7 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £45,000 -
South Wales +16 6 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +9 6 £65,000 +62.50%
Wokingham - 6 £38,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 5 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPsec.

1 427 (73.37%) Firewall
2 425 (73.02%) Cisco
3 378 (64.95%) VPN
4 293 (50.34%) BGP
5 282 (48.45%) OSPF
6 273 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
7 262 (45.02%) MPLS
8 234 (40.21%) WAN
9 222 (38.14%) SSL
10 216 (37.11%) Juniper
11 208 (35.74%) CCNP
12 183 (31.44%) Data Centre
13 177 (30.41%) Cisco ASA
14 174 (29.90%) Wireless
15 169 (29.04%) LAN
15 169 (29.04%) Network Security
16 164 (28.18%) CheckPoint
17 156 (26.80%) F5
18 154 (26.46%) DNS
19 153 (26.29%) Linux
20 144 (24.74%) VLAN
21 137 (23.54%) Palo Alto
22 133 (22.85%) Cisco Nexus
23 119 (20.45%) EIGRP
24 116 (19.93%) Windows
25 111 (19.07%) TCP/IP
25 111 (19.07%) Load Balancing
26 102 (17.53%) VMware
27 101 (17.35%) DHCP
28 100 (17.18%) Microsoft

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.61%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.09%) Skype for Business
3 13 (2.23%) Apache
3 13 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (1.37%) IIS
4 8 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.03%) nginx
6 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.44%) Office 365
4 17 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.20%) IaaS
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.03%) SaaS
8 5 (0.86%) Akamai
9 4 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.69%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.52%) G Suite
10 3 (0.52%) PaaS
11 2 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 427 (73.37%) Firewall
2 378 (64.95%) VPN
3 293 (50.34%) BGP
4 282 (48.45%) OSPF
5 262 (45.02%) MPLS
6 234 (40.21%) WAN
7 222 (38.14%) SSL
8 177 (30.41%) Cisco ASA
9 174 (29.90%) Wireless
10 169 (29.04%) LAN
10 169 (29.04%) Network Security
11 154 (26.46%) DNS
12 144 (24.74%) VLAN
13 133 (22.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 119 (20.45%) EIGRP
15 111 (19.07%) TCP/IP
16 101 (17.35%) DHCP
17 97 (16.67%) VoIP
18 89 (15.29%) HSRP
18 89 (15.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.09%) MySQL
2 17 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.86%) Redis
6 4 (0.69%) Big Data
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.34%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.34%) DocumentDB
8 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (1.37%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.52%) JIRA
5 3 (0.52%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.34%) Trac
7 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.17%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 78 (13.40%) Finance
2 76 (13.06%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.81%) Banking
4 23 (3.95%) Retail
5 19 (3.26%) Games
6 11 (1.89%) Marketing
7 8 (1.37%) Legal
8 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.03%) Online Betting
10 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.52%) Publishing
12 2 (0.34%) Billing
12 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 320 (54.98%) Network Engineer
2 91 (15.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 86 (14.78%) Senior Network Engineer
4 81 (13.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 68 (11.68%) Support Engineer
6 54 (9.28%) Network Support
7 53 (9.11%) Juniper Engineer
8 47 (8.08%) Analyst
9 45 (7.73%) Security Engineer
10 41 (7.04%) Network Support Engineer
11 40 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
13 29 (4.98%) Network Analyst
14 23 (3.95%) Architect
15 20 (3.44%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 20 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
15 20 (3.44%) Senior Network Support
15 20 (3.44%) Senior Network Support Engineer
16 19 (3.26%) Administrator
16 19 (3.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.56%) 802.1X
2 23 (3.95%) REST
3 17 (2.92%) Web Services
4 10 (1.72%) JSON
5 6 (1.03%) CSS
5 6 (1.03%) HTML
6 5 (0.86%) XML
7 4 (0.69%) Memcached
8 1 (0.17%) .NET
8 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.17%) CGI
8 1 (0.17%) COM
8 1 (0.17%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.17%) Kafka
8 1 (0.17%) LAMP
8 1 (0.17%) Middleware
8 1 (0.17%) Node.js
8 1 (0.17%) SAML
8 1 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 183 (31.44%) Data Centre
2 64 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.98%) PKI
4 24 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (2.23%) HP StoreVirtual
8 12 (2.06%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.72%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.55%) Private Cloud
11 8 (1.37%) Clustering
12 7 (1.20%) Blog
13 6 (1.03%) PACS
14 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.69%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
15 4 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 153 (26.29%) Linux
2 116 (19.93%) Windows
3 44 (7.56%) Unix
4 39 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (6.53%) Windows Server
6 36 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (4.12%) CentOS
8 18 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.37%) Kali Linux
9 8 (1.37%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.20%) Debian
10 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.52%) Solaris
13 2 (0.34%) CatOS
13 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.34%) VMS
14 1 (0.17%) Android
14 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.07%) Load Balancing
2 84 (14.43%) ITIL
3 82 (14.09%) Network Design
4 67 (11.51%) Network Management
5 52 (8.93%) Presales
6 42 (7.22%) Project Management
7 39 (6.70%) High Availability
8 38 (6.53%) DevOps
9 33 (5.67%) Kalman Filter
10 32 (5.50%) Capacity Planning
10 32 (5.50%) Mentoring
11 31 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
12 30 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (4.98%) Network Architecture
14 27 (4.64%) Change Management
15 24 (4.12%) SIEM
16 23 (3.95%) Analytics
16 23 (3.95%) Change Control
16 23 (3.95%) Migration
17 21 (3.61%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 68 (11.68%) Python
2 55 (9.45%) Perl
3 33 (5.67%) Bash Shell
4 28 (4.81%) SQL
5 22 (3.78%) Shell Script
6 16 (2.75%) C
7 14 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.06%) C++
9 7 (1.20%) Ruby
10 4 (0.69%) Java
11 3 (0.52%) PHP
12 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.17%) Go
13 1 (0.17%) Tcl
13 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 273 (46.91%) Cisco Certification
2 208 (35.74%) CCNP
3 98 (16.84%) CCNA
4 72 (12.37%) Degree
5 63 (10.82%) CCIE
6 43 (7.39%) Security Cleared
7 41 (7.04%) SC Cleared
8 23 (3.95%) CCDP
9 14 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.23%) JNCIA
11 11 (1.89%) CCSP
11 11 (1.89%) CISSP
11 11 (1.89%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.89%) JNCIS
12 10 (1.72%) CCSE
12 10 (1.72%) CISM
12 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (1.55%) GIAC
14 8 (1.37%) CCDA
14 8 (1.37%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.98%) SLA
2 24 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.20%) ISO27002
5 4 (0.69%) COBIT
5 4 (0.69%) PMO
6 3 (0.52%) FISMA
7 2 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (0.34%) ISO 15288
7 2 (0.34%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.34%) QA
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (14.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 42 (7.22%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.92%) vSphere
5 15 (2.58%) KVM
6 14 (2.41%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (2.06%) iptables
8 9 (1.55%) Snort
9 8 (1.37%) Docker
9 8 (1.37%) pfSense
9 8 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.03%) Firmware
11 6 (1.03%) vCloud
12 4 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
12 4 (0.69%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.69%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.69%) Xen
13 3 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (4.47%) Nagios
2 24 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (3.44%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.09%) Puppet
5 13 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (2.23%) OpenNebula
5 13 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (1.89%) Nessus
7 9 (1.55%) Nmap
7 9 (1.55%) SCOM
8 8 (1.37%) EnCase
8 8 (1.37%) Nexpose
9 7 (1.20%) Cisco CME
10 6 (1.03%) Ansible
10 6 (1.03%) Kubernetes
10 6 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
11 5 (0.86%) Cacti
11 5 (0.86%) WMI
12 4 (0.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 425 (73.02%) Cisco
2 216 (37.11%) Juniper
3 164 (28.18%) CheckPoint
4 156 (26.80%) F5
5 137 (23.54%) Palo Alto
6 102 (17.53%) VMware
7 100 (17.18%) Microsoft
8 47 (8.08%) SolarWinds
9 46 (7.90%) HP
10 39 (6.70%) Citrix
11 35 (6.01%) NetApp
11 35 (6.01%) Riverbed
12 32 (5.50%) Arista
12 32 (5.50%) Avaya
13 29 (4.98%) Fortinet
14 28 (4.81%) Brocade
15 23 (3.95%) Blue Coat
16 21 (3.61%) SonicWALL
17 20 (3.44%) Dell
18 16 (2.75%) Mitel
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £52,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call + 7.5% bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Soundmouse Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£85,000 plus 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Unruly
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 22 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester|Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Recruitment Squared
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus 40% bonus
Posted: 22 days ago